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Anne Littlefield Quoted in Special Ed Connection Article “After the MDR: What to do if student’s misbehavior is manifestation of disability”

Anne Littlefield discusses steps to follow if a manifestation determination review reveals a substantial relationship between a student’s misbehavior and his or her disability. This article originally appeared in SpecialEdConnection®.

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Peter Maher Quoted in Special Ed Connection Article, “Prevent administrative convenience from creeping into classroom placement decisions”

Peter Maher has been quoted in an article that reminds school officials and Section 504 coordinators to base placement decisions on Section 504 practices, not administrative convenience. This article originally appeared in SpecialEdConnection®.

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Ben FrazziniKendrick and Melika Forbes to Present Sessions at NBI’s Social Media and Apps, Cyberbullying, Privacy and Other Technology Issues Seminar

On December 8, 2017, Benjamin P. FrazziniKendrick and Melika S. Forbes will present sessions at the National Business Institute (NBI) School Law Seminar, Social Media and Apps, Cyberbullying, Privacy and Other Technology Issues.  Ben will present the sessions, “Social Media: … Read more

Webinar Recap: I-9 Compliance, Visa Options, and Immigration Law Update for Colleges and Universities

In case you missed it, Shipman & Goodwin attorneys Brenda Eckert and Ashley Mendoza recently presented a complimentary webinar on the topic of I-9 compliance, visa options and immigration law updates for colleges and universities.  The webinar reviewed the latest … Read more

Julie Fay Presented “Current Legal Issues and Trends for Independent Schools” at the 2017 AISNE Governance Conference

On November 2, 2017, school law attorney Julie C. Fay presented the breakout session, “Current Legal Issues and Trends for Independent Schools,” at the Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE) 2017 Governance Conference in Norwood, MA.  Julie’s session … Read more

Webinar Recap: Mandated Reporting in Connecticut – Understanding Legal Obligations and Best Practice

In case you missed it, Shipman & Goodwin attorneys Julie C. Fay and Laura A. Fisher recently presented a complimentary webinar on the topic of mandated reporting in Connecticut for independent and public schools.  The webinar reviewed the obligations under … Read more

Firm Attorneys Published in Legal Resource for School Health Services

Attorneys in Shipman & Goodwin’s School Law and Health Law Practice Groups have written chapters for the Law/Policy section of the Legal Resource for School Health Services, a comprehensive reference that addresses legal implications of issues commonly faced by school … Read more

Environmental Attorneys Andrew Davis and Aaron Levy to Present at CCIC’s 2017 Member Forum

On June 13, 2017, environmental attorneys Andrew N. Davis, Ph.D. and Aaron D. Levy will present a workshop titled, “Environmental Issues Facing Colleges and Universities Overall and in Construction and Renovation Projects ” at the 2017 Connecticut Conference of Independent … Read more

Shipman & Goodwin Hosts Annual Law Day Event

On May 3, 2017, Connecticut area high school students learned firsthand about the legal profession at Shipman & Goodwin’s Law Day 2017, an annual event designed to give students from diverse backgrounds an inside view of life at a law … Read more

Benjamin FrazziniKendrick to Present at the 2017 Connecticut Education Network Annual Conference

Benjamin FrazziniKendrick will participate on a panel discussion with Doug Casey, Executive Director, Commission for Educational Technology, about student data privacy at the May 12, 2017 Annual Connecticut Education Network (CEN) Conference.  The discussion will review likely changes to Connecticut’s … Read more